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Obama’s ‘Four more years’ becomes the most popular tweet on Twitter

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama called it — in less than 140 characters.

Birds of a feather don’t share a sick bed

PARIS: House finches avoid sick members of their own species, scientists said yesterday in a finding that could be useful for tracking the spread of diseases like bird flu that also affects humans.

Apple ordered to pay $368 million in patent case

WASHINGTON: Apple has been ordered to pay $368 million for patent infringement in its use of Facetime, an application that allows for video calls on mobile devices, the plaintiff said Wednesday.

Aflatoxins: Occurrence and health risks

Aflatoxins are toxic substances produced by certain microorganisms in/on foods and feeds.

Marble Slab Creamery: ice-cold freshness

Ice cream parlors are smoking HOT, disregarding their predisposition to coolness. Marble Slab Creamery stands out among the many for two main reasons.

Health Lines: It’s all in the head

Very few of us are overweight by choice — so why is it that successfully maintaining a healthy weight appears to be one of the greatest challenges in our lives?

Pilgrims visit historical sites

MADINAH: A number of Haj pilgrims from Sudan, Turkey and Yemen apart from participants of a recent Haj Seminar organized by the Ministry of Haj visited historical and archaeological sites in Madinah b

Man climbs over hundred floors using bionic leg

CHICAGO: Zac Vawter put his bionic leg on public display for the first time as he climbed the 103 floors of Chicago’s iconic Willis Tower, becoming the first person ever to complete the task wearing a

Fighting drug resistance on Asia’s malaria front-line

AT A REMOTE medical outpost near the jungle-blanketed Thai-Myanmar border, a villager pricks the finger of a feverish baby living on the frontline of the war on drug-resistant malaria.

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